Paint Decorated Dome-Top Box

Paint Decorated Dome-Top Box

Massachusetts, circa 1835

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dimensions: 24"w x 12.25"d x 9.5"h • sold

Paint decorated dome-top large box with lovely line and vine detail and swag and tassel valance decoration in red, pink and ochre on black, all original paint, original hardware - both bale handle and hinges -  and wallpaper interior. Part of the highly regarded group of similar paint decorated dome top chests and large boxes from Worcester County, Massachusetts, circa 1830 to 1840. These chests were all lined with wallpaper when they were made.

Original paint, excellent condition, with some minor wear inside and out, and some expected discoloration and wear to the original wallpaper lining.

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